Tikibu: pronunciation dictionary with use examples

Word: schoolhouse
IPA transcription: [sk'ulh,aʊs]
noun meaning of the word
  • Synonyms: school, schoolhouse
    Meaning: a building where young people receive education; "the school was built in 1932"; "he walked to school every morning"
Usage examples
  • One day, at Prairie Mound, at the noon hour a big farmer with red sideburns rode up to the schoolhouse with a revolver in his hand.
  • Their praise emboldened him to stand forward as the spokesman at schoolhouse meetings, lectures, log-rollings, huskings auctions, fairs, and so on--the folk-meets of our people.
  • A swallow flew into the schoolhouse at this moment as if a kingbird were after it, and beat itself against the walls for a minute, and escaped again to the open air; but Captain Littlepage took no notice whatever of the flurry.